Medicare's new chronic care management program offers practices of all specialties a major opportunity to reap revenue from services they've thus far provided for free. With 1,000 qualified patients, a practice could earn an additional $511,200 per year, noted an article from Medscape.
Even as healthcare becomes more about using technology to gain knowledge from reams of data, medical students' interest in pursing clinical informatics (CI) training outpaces their knowledge about opportunities to do so, according to a new study at the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Hospitals and health systems can drive results by improving their employee engagement strategies, argues a Forbes column.
Physician health programs across the country have been busier in recent years treating doctors for problems such as substance abuse, impairment, physical illness and burnout. In part, the increase is due to an effect similar to global warming, Steven Adelman, M.D., a psychiatrist, addiction medicine physician, and director of Massachusetts Physician Health Services, told Medscape.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking the lead against nurse musculoskeletal injuries, which occur at a rate of about three times that of construction workers.
Despite the positive impact nurse leaders have on outcomes, they remain underrepresented in hospital leadership, according to Becker's Hospital Review.
Signing bonuses are on the rise for both physicians and non-physician healthcare providers, according to a new report from the physician search consultancy The Medicus Firm.
High stress levels in nursing can lead to burnout, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders and high blood pressure. And hospitals across the country are looking for ways to deal with the problem.
Have you ever caught yourself lamenting to a friend, "It's been a long week," and realized it's only Tuesday? This winter vortex, which is actually more like a black hole, is...
The idea that physicians, as a profession, are at higher risk for divorce may be misguided, according to a study published last week in The BMJ.